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Mar 19, 2011 6:15pm EDT
stand with the people of japan in their greatest hour of need. as we respond to these immediate crises abroad, we also will not let up in our efforts to tackle the pressing challenges facing our country, including accelerating economic growth. that is why, over the weekend, i will be in latin america. one of the main reasons for my trip is to strengthen economic partnerships abroad and to create good jobs at home. latin america is a part of the world where the economy is growing very quickly. where economies grow, so do demands for goods and services. the question is, where are these goods and services going to come from? as president, i want to make sure these products are made in america. i want to open more markets around the world so that american companies can do more business and hire more people. let me explain why this is important. every $1 billion of goods and services we exports supports more than 5000 jobs in the united states. so, the more we sell overseas, the more jobs we create on our shores. that is why last year i set a goal for this country to double our expor
Mar 12, 2011 6:15pm EST
natural energy resources committee. our hearts and prayers are with the people of japan in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami. in alaska, the memory of the devastating 1964 earthquake are still with us. we know we're just beginning to comprehend the magnitude of the earthquake and its devastation. we share and support the president's commitment to bring america's resources to bear to help japan recover. we commend the actions he has taken so far. this tragedy as well as the upheaval in the middle east and north africa served as stark reminders of how intertwined our world economy is. world events beyond our control can affect all of us. it makes it all the more important that we control the things we can. i want to speak with you about one of the threats we are experiencing personally. that is rising energy prices. i want to share some of the steps republicans are ready to take right now. the steps will protect america from international conflicts, create thousands of new jobs, reduce our budget deficit, and help bring energy prices back down to earth. nationwide, gasoline prices h
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